Caffeine – May 17th Edition

Did everyone survive upfronts week? We did a post per network with fall schedules, links to trailers, and more; you can find them here: ABC, CBS, The CW, FOX, NBC. Here’s the rest of the week’s TV news …

Premiere dates:
June 28th: Humans
July 9th: Rectify
August 12th: Kevin from Work, Young & Hungry
August 17th: Chasing Life
August 22nd: Blunt Talk
August 24th: Switched at Birth
January 24th: The X-Files

ABC: Last Man Standing
CBS: Person of Interest, NCIS, NCIS: LA, The Good Wife, Blue Bloods, Hawaii Five-0, Criminal Minds, Elementary, CSI: Cyber, The Odd Couple

Cancelled: Weird Loners

Hulu has picked up The Mindy Project for a 26-episode fourth season.

David Lynch is officially back in to direct all episodes of the Twin Peaks revival.

CSI will end with a two-hour series finale in the fall, including original cast members William Petersen and Marg Helgenberger.

Person of Interest has a reduced 13-episode order for next season.

Stana Katic is officially returning for season eight of Castle.

Bradley Cooper will recur (to some extent) on CBS’s new Limitless show.

Felicity Huffman and Timothy Hutton will return for American Crime Season 2.

Amazon has ordered two more seasons of Ripper Street for the UK. Fingers crossed we get it on this side of the pond at well.

Ordered to series:
ITV: 1870s drama Jericho
TBS: Shipwreck comedy Wrecked
TNT: Gilded Age limited series The Alienist
USA Network: Telenovela Queen of the South

Pilot orders:
Adult Swim: An untitled Jason Alexander comedy
Amazon: David E. Kelley legal drama Trial, spaghetti Western Edge, political family dramedy The Patriot, 1970s newsroom drama The Good Girls Revolt
TBS: Alien abduction comedy
The Group
TNT: Young Shakespeare drama
Will, family crime drama Animal Kingdom

New EPs:
People Are Talking: Pam Fryman

Leaving their shows:
CSI: Cyber: Peter MacNicol

Promoted to series regular:
Gotham: Morena Baccarin
The Originals: Riley Voelkel
Scandal: Portia de Rossi

Guest stars!
Empire: Chris Rock, Alicia Keys, Lenny Kravitz
Royal Pains: Vanessa Williams

American Crime Story: Selma Blair, Billy Magnussen, Malcolm-Jamal Warner, Steven Pasquale
The Crown: Vanessa Kirby
CSI: Cyber: Ted Danson
Recovery Road: Aubrey Peeples
Shadowhunters: Alan Van Sprang, Harry Shum Jr.
Unforgettable: La La Anthony, Kathy Najimy
The Young Pope: Jude Law

(Image courtesy of FOX.)

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